Based in Aurora, Illinois, CelebratingChildren.com, the premier African American parenting website, offers articles, books, tips, cards and gifts primarily for African American families with children ages 0-10. CelebratingChildren.com provides articles that explore a wide array of topics including children’s literature, education, music and family finance. The articles supplement traditional parenting resources by examining topics that are often overlooked but are of great interest to African American families.
Stacey Montgomery is a graduate of Columbia University (’87) and Boston University School of Law (’91). In February 2000 Stacey launched CelebratingChildren.com, an African American parenting Web site. CelebratingChildren.com offers original articles, books, tips, cards and gifts primarily for African American families with children ages 0-10.CelebratingChildren.com provides articles that explore a wide array of parenting topics including children’s literature, education, special needs, health and development and family finance. The articles supplement traditional parenting resources by examining topics that are often overlooked but are of great interest to African American families.
In addition to writing for and publishing CelebratingChildren.com, Stacey Montgomery recently published Black Families Online: Directory of Online Resources for Black Parents(iUniverse, Inc., July 2003). Organized into 20 topics, Black Families Online is a compilation of over 380 Web resources. With this convenient directory, families will be able to research college scholarships, plan a baby shower, finish Christmas shopping, learn about caring for children’s hair, find online activities, discover multicultural educational tools, talk to other families about home schooling, and much, much, more…without leaving their homes! To learn more about Black Families Online visitwww.BlackFamiliesOnline.com. Stacey is currently working on her second book, Isaiah’s Story, a book about premature birth.
Stacey also operates a design company, Stacey M Design (www.staceymdesign.com) through which he designs greeting cards, announcements, invitations and gifts.
Stacey was born in Greenwich, Connecticut and grew up in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. She is a wife and mother and currently resides in Aurora, Illinois.
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In the Media
September 2003. Chicago Parent. Bridging the Diversity Gap Online, by Sandra Nygaard
February 1, 2002
XM 169 Satellite Radio Program: The Power. “Home Alone
Editor, Stacey Montgomery and Suddenly Single columnist, Tisha Tyler appeared
as guests on “Home Alone.” Host: Kristance
July 29, 2002
ABC 7 Chicago, 4:00PM News
Reporter Janet Davies featured CelebratingChildren.com as the “Web of the Week.”
February 7, 2002
The Beacon, Virginia Beach, VA
Woman combines parenting, writing in Web column
January 11, 2002
The Workers Voice, Bermuda
Bermudian Penny Powell talks about her stay-at-home career in journalism…
July 9, 2001 issue:
Tidewater Parent, Virginia Beach, VA. Featured CelebratingChildren.com as “Web Site Of The Month.”
May 3, 2001 issue:
Voice & Viewpoint, San Diego, CA.
April 9, 2001
Baby Bargains, 4th Edition. by Denise and Alan Fields. CelebratingChildren.com is mentioned as a great parenting resource for African American Parents.
Island Family, Hawaii
“Celebrating African-American Children”
March 2000 issue:
Cleveland/Akron Family, Cleveland, OH
October 1 , 2004. CelebratingChildren.com Offers New Family Finance Column written by Attorney and CPA Shannon Nash. More
March 8, 2004. CelebratingChildren.com Offers New Column “Parenting Solo” that Speaks to African American Single Mothers. More
February 1, 2003. CelebratingChildren.com Announces New Column That Addresess Families with Special Needs Children.More.
April 1, 2002. What Moms Need To Know For Stay-At-Home Success. More.
March 18, 2002. CelebratingChildren.com Names 6-Year-Old Caleb Powell to Review Children’s Books. More
January 1, 2002. CelebratingChildren.com Launches New Column “Momma’s Home” that Speaks to African-American Stay-at-Home Mothers. More.
February 15, 2000 Designer of Afrocentric greeting cards launches website that celebrates African American children. More
March 26, 2001 CelebratingChildren.com launches new column “Suddenly Single” that speaks to African American single mothers. More
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